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Stone Age necklaces

The children in year 2/3 have had an excellent time learning about The Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages with Miss Tubb this term. They all used their history and art skills to create some stunning Stone Age necklaces using clay, string and paint, similar to how Stone Age people would...
Posted On 16 Mar 2018

Wild weather forecasting

Today year 2 and 3 have been experiencing some wild weather. In fact, an entire year’s worth of weather hit the classroom this afternoon! Thankfully, year 2 and 3 were able to use their forecasting skills to describe all the weather we get in the UK during each season. We...
Posted On 15 Mar 2018

Happy Mother’s Day!

To celebrate Mother’s Day, all of the children made some lovely Mother’s Day cards for their mums, which they took great care in writing and making. Year 2/3 worked really hard on writing their cards to their mothers, saying why they were thankful for all the things...
Posted On 11 Mar 2018

What happens when you divide?

Year 2 and 3 have been looking at multiplication and division for the last couple of weeks and so today Miss Hodkin set them some tricky open-ended division questions to solve collaboratively. The children had to use all their problem solving skills to prove and explain why they...
Posted On 09 Mar 2018

Rev. Steve on Lent

Today Rev. Steve came in to school to lead our collective worship. He talked about Lent and the reflective time that Christian’s observe and are actively involved in. He used Alfie to help him illustrate that sometimes we get ‘muddy’, he used this to represent...
Posted On 07 Mar 2018

Fantastic fossils

Our budding paleontologists in year 2/3 have been learning all about fossils this week, including what fossils are and how they are formed. We had a look at some real fossils Mrs Hunt had brought into school and had a go at making our own mould and trace fossils using clay and...
Posted On 27 Feb 2018

Year 2/3 Spring Term 2 Homework

Y2-3 Spring Term 2 Homework Grid

How hard are rocks?

Year 2 and 3 have been investigating the properties of rocks in a series of fun experiments today! We learnt some new scientific vocabulary (permeable, impermeable, durable and density) to help us with our experiments and group the rocks by their properties. The children tested...
Posted On 19 Feb 2018

Spoon sculptures

For our last art lesson on sculpture, year 2 and 3 looked at the work of Jill Townsley and how she uses lots of small objects to create big sculptures. We had a go at trying to recreate her spoon and elastic band sculptures ourselves. It was tricky work trying to get the spoons...
Posted On 08 Feb 2018

3D shape challenge

Year 2 have had wonderful time learning about 2D and 3D shapes over the past couple of weeks. To test their 3D shape knowledge, Miss Hodkin challenged year 2 to create 3D shapes that had the correct number of edges and vertices but they were only allowed to use straws and blue...
Posted On 06 Feb 2018

Rock hunting

Year 2 and 3 have been learning all about the types of rocks and grouping them in different ways. This week we have been sorting rocks into man-made and natural and looking at their uses in the wider world. To help us do this, we went on a rock hunt around the school and the...
Posted On 06 Feb 2018

Creating a sculpture park

Year 2 and 3 have really enjoyed learning all about Barbara Hepworth and looking at photos of all her sculptures in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. We decided to create our own “Sutton Sculpture Park”, unfortunately the weather was against us, however we had a great...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018